Assistant Adjunct Professor - DK

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Assistant Adjunct Professor - DK
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF06522


University of California Los Angeles
Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics (MIMG) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Adjunct Professor level. Outstanding candidates working in the areas of immunology or virology are invited to apply. Successful candidates are expected to develop an innovative research program on gene therapy in hematopoietic stem cells and join a highly interactive group of scientists within the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics (http://www.mimg.ucla.edu). The candidate will benefit from a collaborative research community spanning the basic and clinical sciences from the Schools of Medicine and Engineering, College of Letters and Science, California NanoSystems Institute, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, the Human Gene and Cell Therapy Program, and the UCLA AIDS Institute.

Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD or MD degree with interdisciplinary expertise in cell biology, virology, molecular biology and use of gene transfer or gene editing- based approaches for gene therapies for inherited blood cell diseases and oncology. Applicants should have demonstrated an ability to secure federal or CIRM funding, as well as a strong record of publications and a track record in teaching and mentoring students/trainees. Applicants should submit full curriculum vitae, a 2-page summary describing their current research program and future directions, a brief statement on teaching experience, and three letters of reference.

The Assistant Adjunct Professor will develop a research program that augments ongoing research in MIMG that is developing clinical gene therapy for blood cell diseases using hematopoietic stem cells. This program will be highly collaborative with other UCLA research groups performing gene therapy. Thus, they should have demonstrated expertise and accomplishment in related areas of genetic engineering of cells and stem cell biology.

All applications are to be submitted through UC Recruit:

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06522

Inquiries, but not application material should be directed to: Wendy Flores
[email protected]
Academic Personnel Coordinator
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles
1602 Molecular Science Building
Box 951489
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1489

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06522


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


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Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/3/2033
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